Howell, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion leads Patronal Feast of St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral - 09/19/18
On Tuesday the 11th and Wednesday the 12th of September – the feast of the Translation of the Relics of the Holy Right-Believing Great Prince Alexander Nevsky – Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York led the All-Night Vigil and celebrated Divine Liturgy in St. Alexander Nevsky Diocesan Cathedral in Howell, NJ
Wayne, NJ: Metropolitan Hilarion consecrates Cornerstone of Future St. Michael Church - 09/18/18
On Saturday, September 15, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York led the consecration of the cornerstone of the future church building of St. Michael the Archangel Church in Wayne, NJ.
Howell, NJ: Diocesan Media Office releases New Film on Pilgrimage of Kursk Root Icon to Russia - 09/10/18
On Monday, September 10, the Media Office of the Eastern American Diocese released a film, entitled "Our Heavenly Mother has Returned," detailing the pilgrimage of the Protectress of the Russian Diaspora, the Kursk Root Icon of the Mother of God, to the Diocese of Kursk in September 2017.
New York City: Statement by Synod of Bishops of Russian Church Abroad on Appointment to Kiev of Exarchs of Constantinopolitan Patriarchate - 09/09/18
Standing before God in prayerful solidarity with our long-suffering brethren of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church, headed by His Beatitude Onufry, Metropolitan of Kiev & All Ukraine who, being revered and respected throughout the whole of the Orthodox world...
New York City: On Afterfeast of Dormition, Bishop Nicholas celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 09/08/18
On Sunday, September 2, the feast of the Holy Prophet Samuel and the Synaxis of the Saints of Moscow, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.
Jordanville, NY: Bishop Jerome leads Divine Services at Labor Day Pilgrimage in Holy Trinity Monastery - 09/05/18
On Saturday, September 1, the annual Labor Day Pilgrimage at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, began in the usual way: with a procession of the wonderworking Pochaev Icon of the Mother of God from Holy Dormition Cemetery Church to the monastery’s main Holy Trinity Cathedral.
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One Hundred Years of Remembrance and Prayer: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan takes part in Centenary Commemoration of Martyric Deaths of New Martyrs Elizabeth Feodorovna & Nun Barbara in Jerusalem - 09/01/18
This past July, with the blessing of the Synod of Bishops of the Russian Church Abroad, Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan, vicar of the Eastern American Diocese, visited the Holy City of Jerusalem in order to observe and lead the anniversary commemorations in honor of the Centenary of the martyric deaths of New Martyrs Grand Duchess Elizabeth and Nun Barbara
Minsk: American Youth reflect on Relics of Saint Elizabeth, Orthodoxy & Belorussian Hospitality - 08/28/18
During the spring, a great relic was brought from the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City to St. Elizabeth Convent in Minsk, Belarus: a reliquary with the right arm of the Holy Nun-Martyr Grand Duchess Elizabeth Feodorovna, and a piece of the relics of Nun-Martyr Barbara.
"The Church for Everyone" – An Interview with Archpriest Victor Potapov - 07/09/18
On Monday, January 8, as part of his broader ROCOR Studies project, Deacon Andrei Psarev (assistant professor of Russian Church History and Canon Law at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville, NY) visited St. John the Baptist Cathedral in Washington, DC, where he conducted an interview with its rector, Archpriest Victor Potapov.
Moscow, Russia: Holy Synod approves Petitions for Preservation of Orthodox Unity - 09/15/18
The Holy Synod of the Russian Orthodox Church, during its extraordinary meeting on September 14 in the Patriarchal and Synodal Residence at St. Daniel’s Monastery in Moscow, adopted a resolution (Journal №70) accepting new petitions for the preservation of Orthodox unity, to be offered at every Divine Liturgy at the Augmented Litany.
Visitation Schedule of the Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God in the Eastern American Diocese - 09/08/18
With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the myrrh-streaming Hawaiian-Iveron Icon of the Mother of God is currently traveling to the churches and monasteries of the Eastern American Diocese.
Jordanville, NY: August 2018 Issue of Pravoslavnaia Rus' now Available for Download - 09/08/18
The third issue of Holy Trinity Monastery’s Russian-language journal Pravoslavnaia Rus’ for 2018 may be downloaded as a PDF directly from the publisher’s website.
HOWELL, NJ: REGISTRATION OPENS FOR 2018 DIOCESAN ASSEMBLY - 09/05/18
Online registration for the 2018 General Assembly of the Eastern American Diocese has opened on the diocesan website. With the blessing of His Eminence, Metropolitan Hilarion, the assembly will be held at the Diocesan Center at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ this October 22-24.
Albany, NY: Annual Church Musicians’ Conference to be held at Nativity of the Holy Virgin Church - 08/14/18
From October 3-7, Albany, NY will host the 27th Annual Russian Orthodox Church Musicians’ Conference, with the theme "Strengthening the Foundation in Orthodox Church Singing Today: the Obikhod...
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